Webster 1913 Edition
A line or long mark of a different color from the ground; a stripe; a vein.
What mean those colored
The fine powder or mark yielded by a mineral when scratched or rubbed against a harder surface, the color of which is sometimes a distinguishing character.
The rung or round of a ladder.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors.
A mule . . .
streakedand dappled with white and black.
streakedand glowing with the morning red.
With it as an object: To run swiftly.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A line or long mark, of a different color from the ground; a stripe.
What mean those colord streaks in heaven?
2.In a ship, a uniform range of planks on the side or bottom; sometimes pronounced strake.
1.To form streaks or stripes in; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color or of different colors.
A mule admirably streaked and dappled with white and black--
Now streakd and glowing with the morning red.
2.To stretch. [Not elegant.